Construction Laborers Salary Information in Utah

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction laborers in the state of Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction laborers among Utah areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Construction Laborers in Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,480
25th Percentile Wage
$24,390
50th Percentile Wage
$29,750
75th Percentile Wage
$36,590
90th Percentile Wage
$44,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $44,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.36
25th Percentile Wage
$11.72
50th Percentile Wage
$14.30
75th Percentile Wage
$17.59
90th Percentile Wage
$21.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.19. The median hourly salary is $14.30. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.36.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of construction laborers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201629,7502.35%5.55%
201529,0500.83%-
201428,8101.60%-
201328,3500.88%-
201228,100--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Laborers in Utah Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Utah ranges from $24,840 to $35,050. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Utah is Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,050. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $33,150). The lowest paying area is Logan with a median annual salary of $24,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$35,050
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$33,150
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$32,670
Provo-Orem
$30,230
Salt Lake City
$29,430
Ogden-Clearfield
$29,380
St George
$28,760
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$28,690
Logan
$24,840



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